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Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
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eye 6,633
favorite 10
comment 1
San Francisco: United Railroads employees strike against open shop.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1910s
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by Pathe News
movies
eye 9,187
favorite 14
comment 1
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen.
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Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1930s
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by Pathe News
movies
eye 15,583
favorite 8
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Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen.
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Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1930s
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by Harman (Hugh) Productions
movies
eye 20,644
favorite 14
comment 3
Tour of the modern interurban trolley system of San Francisco's East Bay and over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Predicts the bright postwar future of streetcar transit, with visionary images of advanced-design railcars. The Key System transbay service was abandoned in 1961.
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Topics: San Francisco: Infrastructure, Transportation: Interurban streetcars
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by Exposition Players Corporation
movies
eye 6,551
favorite 18
comment 5
Fantasy film produced for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
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Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1915
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 4,575
favorite 6
comment 1
Longshoremen close down the Port of San Francisco in the spring of 1934.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes
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by Unknown
movies
eye 5,041
favorite 8
comment 1
Longshoremen close down the Port of San Francisco in the spring of 1934.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes
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by Progressive Pictures
movies
eye 10,390
favorite 18
comment 4
Pedestrians and motorists share the responsibility for accident prevention. Filmed on the streets and sidewalks of Oakland, California, and on a tabletop with model cars and dolls representing pedestrians. The film that began the Prelinger Archives collection.
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Topics: Safety: Pedestrian, Animation: Stop-motion, San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
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by Cozzolino (Joseph S.)
movies
eye 13,680
favorite 25
comment 15
Homemade cautionary drama about the case of a young girl who is abducted and murdered by a stranger. Director and Photographer: Joseph S. Cozzolino. With Tolie Cozzolino (Mother); Rennie Knight (Girl); Danny Knight (Stranger); Steve Knight (Boy); Ron McHenry and R. Anderson (Deputies). Filmed in and around Santa Rosa, California. Kodachrome.
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Topics: Safety: Children, Crime and criminals, San Francisco Bay Area: Sonoma County
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by Universal Pictures
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eye 8,820
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Brooklyn native Phil Foster tours San Francisco and comments on many places of interest.
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Topics: San Francisco: Humor, San Francisco Bay Area, California: History and culture
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by Unknown
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eye 3,623
favorite 6
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How the Salvation Army responds to human needs. Includes many images of depressed neighborhoods and skid rows in San Francisco and other California cities, as well as the construction of Daly City.
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Topics: Social services, Salvation Army, San Francisco Bay Area
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by Unknown
movies
eye 13,688
favorite 16
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Riotous celebrations in San Francisco and Redwood City, California as soldiers, sailors and civilians celebrate the end of World War II.
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Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Celebrations, Riots
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eye 9,761
favorite 12
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Life in the San Francisco Bay Area just after World War II: families stand on the Golden Gate Bridge and watch troops returning on naval vessels; a man spraypaints a car; the China Clippers and other aircraft fly around the Bay; a baby girl plays with blocks; a family picnics.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Motion pictures: Amateur, San Francisco Bay Area
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movies
eye 3,696
favorite 6
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Dignitaries celebrate the beginning of construction on this important structure.
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Topics: San Francisco: Infrastructure, Ceremonies
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by N/A
movies
eye 13,502
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comment 3
Scenes on opening day.
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Topic: San Francisco: Infrastructure
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by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California
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eye 7,499
favorite 16
comment 2
In May 1960, students and progressive activists opposed to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) demonstrated when HUAC held hearings in San Francisco's City Hall. San Francisco police turned firehoses on the demonstrators, washing them down the main staircase of City Hall, and the resultant publicity did much to engender the social consciousness of the 1960s. HUAC sympathizers produced a film, "Operation Abolition," condemning the demonstrators as Communist-inspired...
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Topics: Social issues: 1960s, Civil rights, San Francisco: Political activity
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by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California
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eye 10,234
favorite 14
comment 2
In May 1960, students and progressive activists opposed to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) demonstrated when HUAC held hearings in San Francisco's City Hall. San Francisco police turned firehoses on the demonstrators, washing them down the main staircase of City Hall, and the resultant publicity did much to engender the social consciousness of the 1960s. HUAC sympathizers produced a film, "Operation Abolition," condemning the demonstrators as Communist-inspired...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Social issues: 1960s, Civil rights, San Francisco: Political activity
Prelinger Archives
by Paul Hoefler Productions
movies
eye 5,548
favorite 11
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: History, California: History and Culture
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by Unknown
movies
eye 28,408
favorite 16
comment 6
Government agents burn confiscated opium near unfinished San Francisco City Hall, and destroy other confiscated Chinese drugs.
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Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, San Francisco: History
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 12,081
favorite 20
comment 3
0589 PA8114 San Francisco 1939
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Topics: Amateur Films, Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical, San Francisco:...
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by Warner Pathé News
movies
eye 4,999
favorite 8
comment 3
Newsreel featuring a conflagration at the famous San Francisco lumberyard.
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Topics: San Francisco: Disasters, Fires and firefighting, Newsreels
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by Edison (Thomas A.)
movies
eye 51,698
favorite 43
comment 11
Cleaning up downtown San Francisco after the conflagration.
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Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters
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by Myers (David)
movies
eye 86,146
favorite 59
comment 8
San Francisco teenage gangs and the unfriendly world they inhabit.
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Topics: San Francisco: Juvenile delinquents, Teenagers, Juvenile delinquency
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by Universal-International Newsreel
movies
eye 3,860
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Captive for 64 Hours, Wealthy Realtor Saved. Realtor Leonard Moskowitz kidnapped; journalists are in on the story but keep it out of the press to lessen the danger to his life. Newsreel story.
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Topics: Newsreels, San Francisco: Crime and criminals, Crime and criminals
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movies
eye 48,055
favorite 26
comment 8
Views of destruction taken from a vehicle moving east down Market Street.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters
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movies
eye 5,147
favorite 10
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Scenes from an early newsreel of the fire and earthquake destruction of San Francisco in 1906
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Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 5,475
favorite 10
comment 1
Scenes from an early newsreel of the fire and earthquake destruction of San Francisco in 1906
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 44,855
favorite 38
comment 7
Chilling post-earthquake footage, shot in the Western Addition and on Market Street in San Francisco. The first sequence (Western Addition) shows a great deal of evocative neighborhood detail from one hundred years ago.
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Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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by Castle Films
movies
eye 9,322
favorite 9
comment 4
The World Parade, produced by Castle Films, distributed by University of Alabama 0659 PA8627 Golden Gate City
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area: Infrastructure, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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by Miles Brothers
movies
eye 97,710
favorite 82
comment 34
PLEASE NOTE: A much higher-quality DV version (2.3 GB) now available at http://www.archive.org/details/TripDownMarketStreetrBeforeTheFire Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first "structural film" because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride. Here is a post from the...
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Topics: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical, Transportation: Cable cars, Landscapes: Cultural
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 3,203
favorite 5
comment 1
Silent black and white footage of San Francisco, including the Ferry Building clock tower and Ferryboats.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical, Infrastructure: Water, Motion Pictures: Amateur
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by Davis (Sid) Productions
movies
eye 15,712
favorite 17
comment 6
Well-behaved San Francisco teenagers compete in the Mobilgas "Safety Economy Run," driving their cars around the Bay Area under the supervision of experienced racing drivers. Go to Part II
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Topics: Car culture: Youth, Hot rods, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 8,388
favorite 9
comment 3
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: photographing human and automobile models; automobile brake tests on a steep San Francisco street; diamond-tipped machine tools; the Ohio River floods of 1937; and an animal circus featuring performing rats.
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Topics: Car culture: Newsreels, Automobiles: Advertising, San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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movies
eye 8,942
favorite 24
comment 3
Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
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Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 45,219
favorite 51
comment 2
Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
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Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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by Central Films
movies
eye 6,760
favorite 10
comment 1
Tour of scenic locations in San Francisco and environs.
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Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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by Unknown
movies
eye 4,472
favorite 5
comment 1
San Francisco, California: Parade celebrating the formation of the Chinese Republic under Sun Yat-Sen.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Chinese Americans, Parades, San Francisco: Chinese Americans